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Re: text for page 3 of flyer

From: Paula-Lavinia Patranjan <paula.patranjan@ifi.lmu.de>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 10:53:39 +0200
Message-ID: <468A0E93.1040402@ifi.lmu.de>
To: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Cc: 'Dunja Ewinger' <de@webxcerpt.com>, W3C SWEO IG <public-sweo-ig@w3.org>

Hi Leo,

Thanks for your input. I don't understand though which part of the 3rd 
page of  the flyer you propose to replace by your text. In the current 
version, we have a data integration image, an abstract description of it 
(which might become obsolete, depends on the text on the 2nd page), and 
a list of testimonials. Even without the abstract description of the 
image, I don't think we have enough space for such a text. But... :)

> here some input aimed at IT-boss people picking up Semantic Web.
> "The Semantic Web enables companies and individuals to publish 
> information and exchange information, compatible with the current web, 
> based on XML, and standardizing how to publish and integrate 
> information. Data from your content management systems and existing 
> software is the first input for the Semantic Web, like the RSS success 
> story has already shown for web content management. Product 
> information, service description, and more information can be 
> published now by you, either using existing data standards like Dublin 
> Core or FOAF (footnote: more at http://olp.dfki.de/ontoselect/ and 
> http://www.schemaweb.info/), or by creating new standards yourself 
> using RDFS and OWL, which are comparable to XML-Schema or other data 
> definition languages.
> Your existing data sources, from web content management, intranet 
> systems or database systems, can be connected based on web technology 
> and the RDF. This reduces integration costs and simplifies the IT 
> landscape."
> treat it as input, (put it on the wiki?) so that we can further 
> elaborate on it.

I like the idea of the text. However, it gives too many details in form 
of concerete technologies, which is not the case for the rest of the 
flyer. Moreover, IMO it emphasizes a bit too strong the standardization 
within the SW area.

I think the message of your proposal is exactly what we need for a SW 
flyer. I would thus propose to lift and refine it a bit and use it for 
the 2nd (and not the 3rd) page of the flyer. IMO, this kind of text 
should be used instead of the current (or similar), non-technical story 
of page 2.

(Replacing the current story of page 2 with a text along Leo's proposal 
has nothing to do with the discussion technical vs. non-technical SW flyer.)

Best regards,
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2007 08:55:33 UTC

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